Ohio Fire Chiefs Feted

Issue 11 and Volume 104.

Ohio Fire Chiefs Feted An old-fashioned fish fry, with freshly caught pickerel the piece de resistance, was served the 500 and more delegates to the Ohio Fire Chiefs’ Association, their friends, and members of the Gorman-Rupp Company of Mansfield, Ohio, when the latter acted as host to the convention, on September 28th, last. The meal was served cafeteria style in the company’s new modern North Building. Following the picnic, the group heard welcoming remarks from J. C. Gorman president and H. E. Rupp, secretary of the host company. Fire Chief Ray Earle, of Massillon, Ohio, association vice-president, responded to the greetings, after which the chiefs toured the factory to inspect the making of the concern’s dual fire-fighter pumps. A fire fighting demonstration was later staged by various fire equipment manufacturers on the athletic field adjoining the Gorman-Rupp plan. A feature of this year’s outdoor demonstrations was the raising of a…

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